I love oysters. Briny, salty, a little weird, and distinctly oceanic, they're one of my favourite foods in the world. They do carry a certain amount of elegance, which makes sense because as you throw back these beautiful bivalves, you're basically swallowing $1-4 at a time. It's so worth it, though! SO worth it. Splitting a dozen (or two...) … Continue reading Apps & Oysters: Bivalves on a Budget
Taking care of yourself is important, and as I've learned in the past year, it's not always easy when you're also trying to be a functioning adult with paid bills and semi-clean laundry. It's also not easy to keep your head above water with the barrage of horrible news that bombards us every day (police brutality, inequality, hate … Continue reading Self-Care Special: Cafe Bombón and Tostones
We’ve shared so many meals together over five years that I know Grace’s food likes (dumplings, seltzer water, cheesy pasta, freezies, gummies, and rare steak) and dislikes (mushrooms) as well as my own at this point.
Originally published on Leacocks.com, a McGill University Arts publication, in January of 2013. At the time, I was living with four of my best friends in a small apartment with one kitchen and one tiny bathroom. It was wonderful. ----- It’s 2:30am and I’m eating a stacked sandwich. I’ve been told time and time again … Continue reading Throwback: Reflections in the Refrigerator Light (2013)
Montreal, I will categorically say, is one of the best food cities in the world. Its fatal flaw is its disastrous lack of even halfway-decent by-the-slice pizza, but whatever else you may be craving, you can find it here and it'll be gooood.
I've been aggressively into food since I was a tiny diaper-butted 2-year-old standing on a chair "helping" my mom with dinner, and here we are, 20 years later.